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Thread's bunch-up lower fabric

Makes clonking sounds, it rams.

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  • deannberndt Jul 16, 2009

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Make sure your bobbin is in proper and secure, it should click when you put it in. Also try putting a new needle in. Clanking noises are sometimes a bent needle.

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